For the Payne’s Valley Cup, a team charity golf match that will raise funds to benefit The Payne Stewart Family Foundation, FanDuel has been appointed as the exclusive sports betting and fantasy partner.
Tiger Woods and Justin Thomas, who make up Team USA, will play against Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose, who make up Team Europe. The game will also celebrate the grand opening of Big Cedar Lodge’s Payne’s Valley Golf Course in Ridgedale, Missouri.
The odds provider for the made-for – TV event is FanDuel Sportsbook. Throughout the exhibition match, live odds, including hole-by-hole outcome projections based on player and team results, will be updated.
Mike Raffensperger, CMO, FanDuel Group said: “The Payne’s Valley Cup is the future of golf betting. The ability to offer hole by hole betting markets featuring golfers the caliber of Thomas, Woods, McIllroy and Rose is really exciting and will provide a glimpse into the future of golf betting in the United States.”
The rivalry will be punctuated by the players’ in-the-moment remarks as they all aspire to be the golfer to set the record for the course.
Customers of FanDuel and golf fans will be able to put legal wagers on match results, individual hole results, fairway players and regulatory greens.
Furthermore, for the Payne’s Valley Cup, FanDuel will also deliver a $25 K free fantasy contest to play where fans will build a roster around the overall match winner, 9-hole champion, closest to the pin on holes and longest drives.